Rav Yoseph Sholom Elyashiv - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Sherlock Holmes
    • 15.12.10 | 00:55 (IST)

    More important than the original public letter against renting to Arabs is the now public opinion of Rav Elyashiv, recognised world-wide as the generation's top Halchic authority. He condemned the racist letter, and his view is shared by sane Jews everywhere. You can reject a prospective renter because of his/her undesirable lifestyle, but not because of his/her race. Gentiles have always lived in Israel, even in the Biblical era.

    from the article: Hundreds of rabbis around the world decry anti-Arab religious ruling
    First published 10:32 14.12.10 | Last updated 10:32 14.12.10
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